Tinubu, 22 Governors, to Storm Ivory Coast for AFCON 2023 Final
- Nigeria’s president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will reportedly be watching the AFCON 2023 final match between his national team and Ivory Coast
- Victor Osimhen’s Super Eagles is all set to lock horns with hosts, Ivory Coast in the final of the AFCON
- Speaking ahead of the final, a top source disclosed it will be a full house on Sunday, February 11, with the Nigerian leader planning to travel with several of his allies
Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering sports and football.
Legit.ng reports that the AFCON 2023 final will be played on Sunday, February 11, at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan.
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President Tinubu to watch AFCON 2023 final live
The source said:
“President Bola Tinubu is coming here for the final along with his wife (Oluremi Tinubu). Infact, about 22 governors are also expected. So, it will be a full house on Sunday.
“Cabinet members and ministers will be here for the game against Ivory Coast as well.”
Legit.ng reports that before, Tinubu watched Nigeria’s games at AFCON 2023 from his residence.
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Shettima off to Ivory Coast for Nigeria match
Legit.ng earlier reported that the vice president, Senator Kashim Shettima, left Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, for Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to lend his principal’s support to the Super Eagles against South Africa in the semi-final of the AFCON 2023.
According to the presidency, Tinubu’s lieutenant’s visit will strengthen the deep-rooted connection between football and national identity in Nigeria.